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The Resource The Pecan Orchard : Journey of a Sharecropper's Daughter

The Pecan Orchard : Journey of a Sharecropper's Daughter

Label
The Pecan Orchard : Journey of a Sharecropper's Daughter
Title
The Pecan Orchard
Title remainder
Journey of a Sharecropper's Daughter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a true story of the struggle, survival, and ultimate success of a large black family in south Alabama who, in the middle decades of the 20th century, lifted themselves out of poverty to achieve the American dream of property ownership. Descended from slaves and sharecroppers in the Black Belt region, this family of hard-working parents and their thirteen children is mentored by its matriarch, Moa, the author's beloved great grandmother, who passes on to the family, along with other cultural wealth, her recipe for moonshine
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Allen, Peggy Vonsherie
Dewey number
305.896/073076137
Index
no index present
LC call number
F332.B9 A45 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allen, Peggy Vonsherie
  • Allen, Peggy Vonsherie
  • Allen family
  • African Americans
  • Sharecroppers
  • Country life
  • Butler County (Ala.)
  • Allen family
  • Allen, Peggy Vonsherie
  • Allen, Peggy Vonsherie
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • Country life
  • Families
  • Manners and customs
  • Alabama
Label
The Pecan Orchard : Journey of a Sharecropper's Daughter
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. The Beginning; II. The Work; III. The Business; IV. The Characters; V. The Stories
Control code
609845958
Extent
1 online resource (270 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817384548
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609845958
Label
The Pecan Orchard : Journey of a Sharecropper's Daughter
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. The Beginning; II. The Work; III. The Business; IV. The Characters; V. The Stories
Control code
609845958
Extent
1 online resource (270 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817384548
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609845958

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